Gruyere Chicken

"Lovely to have for a shower, take to a bereavement or family reunion, or just to enjoy with your family or friends. This bubbly chicken dish is one of my families favorites."
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Ready In:
1hr 10mins




  • Melt 3 T of butter or margarine in a skillet.
  • Add the onion; cover and cook slowly until soft but not brown.
  • Remove skillet from heat.
  • Mix the cheese, stuffing mix, and paprika together.
  • Rinse the chicken pieces in cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Lightly sprinkle the breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Spread half of the cooked onion in the bottom of a 2 quart square baking dish.
  • Add the chicken, and top with the remaining with onion.
  • Cover with the cheese and stuffing mix.
  • Combine the white wine and chicken broth, and pour over casserole.
  • Dot with remaining 2 T of butter.
  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 oven for 35-40 minutes or until top is bubbly and lightly browned.
  • If the chicken pieces are bigger and need more cooking time, check after 35 minutes and then cover with foil to add additional minutes.
  • The chicken should be tender with no pink remaining.
  • Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
  • This recipe is doubled easily.

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  1. A wonderful dish, Michele! I made it exactly as you stated using Chardonnay for the wine. This dish is easy to assemble and so full of flavor. Changing the type of stuffing mix (say an herb stuffing) can give variety to the dish. Although I loved the corn bread stuffing with it. Thank you for sharing this. :-)
  2. Yum! We thought this was some of the tastiest stuffing ever. It was clean out the pantry time, so we used chicken flavored stuffing place of the cornbread, and the the gruyere paired with it perfectly. In fact, the stuffing was so good that we plan on making it by itself for Thanksgiving next year. We left the butter out and had no regrets. As for the chicken, it was fine, but not nearly as spectacular as the stuffing.



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